It could use more than 2 PCI cards. View our privacy policy before signing up. The integrated graphics chip is called the Radeon HD ; it’s a DirectX based chip with 40 stream processors and a clock speed of MHz, but it relies on shared system memory instead of a dedicated frame buffer. The SATA ports, in particular, are perpendicular with the board, instead of parallel, so they shouldn’t be a hindrance in most home theatre-style cases. AMD Socket 7 Motherboard. At x, CrossFire mode recorded 42fps, which is more than double what the Radeon HD recorded. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable.

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Gigabyte Technology GA-MA78GM-S2H, Socket AM2+, AMD Motherboard

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Similar to CrossFire in fact, to enable ‘hybrid’ mode you must enable CrossFirethe integrated graphics chip can contribute to the graphics processing load even if a dedicated graphics card is installed. Running 2GB of RAM, an Athlon 64 X2 e CPU, a Seagate Barracuda ES hard drive, and a Serial ATA-based optical drive, along with the board’s integrated graphics, our machine idled at around 70W of electricity, so unless you plan on installing a fast Phenom CPU and mid- to high-end graphics card, as well as more than two hard drives and a few case fans, you won’t need a large power supply to run this board at all.


Save on Motherboards Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Northbridge is running very hot while you squeeze HD ma78gm-sh of ths board.

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It includes modern connectivity options and even allows you to run two monitors off its integrated graphics. Would you buy this? Giving TONS of features for a low price in a small package. GigaByte makes of habit of doing something that computer nerds like me love to see: I also saved a lot of money as one guy try to convince me of getting a whole new PC, when the only thing wrong was a faulty motherboard!

If you already have a mid- to high-end graphics card such as a Radeon HDthen ‘hybrid’ mode won’t work. Trending Price New. Then when gigabhte install a Radeon HD card in the PCI Express slot, the CrossFire option will show up in the driver, which will allow both the new card and the integrated graphics to work simultaneously.

If you’re on a budget and want to build a small, yet potent PC, this board is a worthy choice. See details for additional description. Using this mode at a resolution of x with a Sapphire Radeon HD graphics card, the board recorded a frame rate of 27fps frames per second in FEAR, which is 10 frames more than gigwbyte Radeon HD chip recorded on its own.


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These ports are all located along the right-hand edge of the board, which should allow for efficient cable management. It also ran very quietly.

Using our aforementioned Athlon 64 X2 e CPU, and the integrated graphics which are part of the passively cooled G chipsetwe could barely hear the system running. But if you are planning on sharing any footage of your latest outdoor adventure with friends and colleagues, you will need more than just hardware. The SATA ports, in particular, are perpendicular with the board, instead of parallel, so they shouldn’t be a hindrance in most home theatre-style cases.

Although it seems like the multiple colors look odd, as soon as you boot up, you’ll forget about the colors. Not require d by the HD It’s not top-notch, but it’ll run Crysis. Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more. Show less Show more.

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